Nate Rhoton is the interim executive director. Nate has served as the development director and director of finance and operations, bringing over fifteen years of corporate management experience and ten years of nonprofit fundraising and development expertise to the organization. Formerly, he served for the last twelve years as the operations director of a local construction company, where he worked to expand corporate community involvement and non-discrimination protections to LGBT employees.
Born and raised in Arizona, Nate graduated from Flagstaff High School and then pursued a bachelor’s of science degree in economics from Arizona State University’s WP Carey School of Business in 2000. Over the last decade, Nate has committed himself to nonprofit service, serving on the Arizona steering committee of the Human Rights Campaign for four years, the board of the Greater Phoenix Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, The Melonhead Foundation, and, most recently, as co-chair of the board of directors for Equality Arizona.